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From Mike Cardwell <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Modifying mod_access
Date Fri, 30 Sep 2005 08:56:12 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:

>> It's working perfectly....... Except....... .htaccess files no longer
>> work for anything that is rewritten to the sbox binary. So users can not
>> set up stuff like Basic Authentication on those scripts. 
> Hmmm... I haven't tried it, but I have a suspicion that you could fix
> this problem by putting your RewriteRules inside a <Directory
> /home/web> instead of in the main server context.  This will  require
> some changes to pathnames in your RewriteRules and perhaps the
> addition of a RewriteBase directive.
> The question is when mod_rewrite works relative to other modules, and
> by placing stuff in <Directory>, you should force mod_rewrite to act
> in a later phase of processing.

Hmmm. This doesn't seem to have fixed it. The rewrite rules always seem 
to get processed before the .htaccess files.

Best wishes,

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